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How To Normalize Sound In mp3 Files

With Audacity we can easily batch process files to apply conversions or effects to many files in a list. To do so we first have to define a “Chain” containing the effects we want to apply. This is done with “File –> Edit…

5 Reasons To Install Linux Today

If you are reading this article, chances are you are a new or prospective Linux user. Or perhaps you’re not – and are curious as to what I consider the 5 top reasons why someone would want to install Linux today. Either way,…

Wkhtmltopdf – A Smart Tool to Convert Website HTML Page to PDF in Linux

Wkhtmltopdf is an open source simple and much effective command-line shell utility that enables user to convert any given HTML (Web Page) to PDF document or an image (jpg, png, etc). Wkhtmltopdf is written in C++ programming language and distributed under GNU/GPL (General…

How to Install Composer PHP Dependency Manager on Debian 8 and Ubuntu 14.04

Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. It helps you declare, manage and install dependencies of PHP projects. Starting with Debian 9 Stretchand Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial, Composer is available from Debian and Ubuntu repository. So Debian 9 and Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10 users can…

3 Ways to Extract and Copy Files from ISO Image in Linux

Let’s say you have a large ISO file on your Linux server and you wanted to access, extract or copy one single file from it. How do you do it? Well in Linux there are couple ways do it. For example, you can…

How to Find Out What Version of Linux You Are Running

There are several ways of knowing the version of Linux you are running on your machine as well as your distribution name and kernel version plus some extra information that you may probably want to have in mind or at your fingertips. Therefore,…

How to Install Krop (PDF Crop Tool) on Debian 8, Ubuntu 16.04/16.10

Krop is a simple and lightweight graphical pdf crop tool . Released under GPLv3+, Krop is free and open source software. This tutorial is going to show you how to install Krop on Debian 8, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10. Features of Krop: The ability…

fswatch – Monitors Files and Directory Changes or Modifications in Linux

fswatch is a cross-platform, file change monitor that gets notification alerts when the contents of the specified files or directories are altered or modified. It executes four types of monitors on different operating systems such as: A monitor build on the File System…

10 Top Open Source Artificial Intelligence Tools for Linux

In this post, we shall cover a few of the top, open-source artificial intelligence (AI) tools for the Linux ecosystem. Currently, AI is one of the ever advancing fields in science and technology, with a major focus geared towards building software and hardware…

PDFsam is an Excellent Tool to Split and Merge PDF files in Linux

PDFsam, which stands for PDF Split and Merge, is an open-source software that can split, merge and rotate PDF files. The latest stable version, 3.1.0, was released on June 29th, 2016. Written in Java, PDFsam is cross-platform. PDFsam comes in 3 editions: PDFsam…